Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 12607 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Draba cuneifolia Nutt. ex Torr. & Gray
Infraspecific    var. cuneifolia 
Common name   wedge-leaf whitlow-cress
Donna M. Barnes   5504  
Coll. Date 04 April 2007 
United States
San Juan County
Locality Valley of the Gods, around halfway around the loop, S of the road, [Valley of the Gods Road, along the West Fork of Lime Creek];
     Elev.: 4802 ft. (1464 m.)
Habitat Notes seasonally wet gravelly wash. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 37° 17'  46" N, 109° 49'  21" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Draba cuneifolia var. cuneifolia Nutt. ex Torr. & Gray

     Draba cuneifolia var. foliosa Mohlenbrock & Voigt
     Draba cuneifolia var. helleri (Small) O.E. Schulz
     Draba cuneifolia var. leiocarpa O.E. Schulz
     Draba cuneifolia var. typica C.L. Hitchc.

Common Name(s): wedgeleaf draba, wedgeleaf whitlowgrass.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=527759, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Capparales
                                Family: Brassicaceae
                                    Genus: Draba
                                        Species: Draba cuneifolia
                                            Variety: Draba cuneifolia var. cuneifolia


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 12607s2.jpg specimen image: 12607c1.jpg specimen image: 12607d1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04932s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04989s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08181s3.jpg 
specimen image: 08198s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08298s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09461s3.jpg 
specimen image: 10061s1.jpg 
specimen image: 12032s2.jpg 
specimen image: 12038s3.jpg 
specimen image: 12693d1.jpg 
specimen image: 12693s2.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
12610 Androstephium breviflorum      "pink funnel lily" same section
12612 Castilleja scabrida  var. scabrida   "rough paintbrush" same section
12604 Lappula occidentalis      "western stickseed" same section
12611 Lepidium montanum  var. jonesii   "Jones' pepperwort" same section
12605 Mahonia fremontii      "Fremont's mahonia" same section
12608 Phacelia crenulata  var. corrugata   "notch-leaf scorpionweed" same section
12603 Phacelia ivesiana      "Ives' scorpionweed" same section
12606 Physaria acutifolia  var. acutifolia   "sharpleaf twinpod" same section
12613 Streptanthella longirostris      "long-beaked streptanthella" same section
12609 Tetraneuris ivesiana      "Ives' four-nerve daisy" same section


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Franklin Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 0.7 mi. S 4954  Cigarette Spring Cave 
Battleship Rock (Summit) San Juan County, UT 0.8 mi. W 5164  Cigarette Spring Cave 
Pyramid Peak (Summit) San Juan County, UT 1.2 mi. E 4876  Cigarette Spring Cave 
Rooster Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 1.5 mi. S 4882  Cigarette Spring Cave 
Setting Hen Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 1.9 mi. SE 4810  Cigarette Spring Cave 
Valley of the Gods (Basin) San Juan County, UT 2.1 mi. S 4656  Cigarette Spring Cave 
Castle Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 2.1 mi. NW 5269  Cigarette Spring Cave 
Seven Sailors (Pillar) San Juan County, UT 3.6 mi. S 4567  Mexican Hat 
Lady in the Bathtub (Pillar) San Juan County, UT 3.2 mi. W 5069  Cedar Mesa South 
Cigarette Spring (Spring) San Juan County, UT 3.8 mi. NE 5578  Cigarette Spring Cave 
West Fork Lime Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 4.3 mi. S   Cedar Mesa South 
Flag Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 4.7 mi. S 4469  Mexican Hat 
Devils Window (Gap) San Juan County, UT 4.8 mi. S 4439  Mexican Hat 
Scotchman Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 4.9 mi. S 4777  Mexican Hat 
Bell Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 5.6 mi. SW 5279  The Goosenecks 


Taxon Links for species Draba cuneifolia  Nutt. ex Torr. & Gray

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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